The department of art at is delighted to announce the installation of “The Land of Hidden Gems,” a public sculpture by its inaugural Transformation Fellow, Brooklyn-based artist Amanda Browder [MFA ’01]. The installation will be on view April 2 to April 12 on the east side of UNLV’s Archie C. Grant Hall. On Saturday, April 6, the department will host a public celebration of the project from 2 – 5 p.m.
Come by, take a picture, and post it with the hashtags: #landofhiddengems #unlv #unlvtransformationfellow. The artist’s sketches for this exciting new installation are included here. The April 6 events will include public remarks by the artist, representatives from the art department, community partners, and other surprises; as well as a Grant Hall Gallery exhibition documenting Browder’s seven-week Las Vegas project. Grant Hall is located on the east side of the UNLV campus on Maryland Parkway between and Harmon and University avenues. Free parking is available nearby.
More than 150 volunteers have participated in this project by donating fabric and pinning and sewing fabric.